>> For example, oblique projections are a more general projection than
>> "regular ones", but obliques are not necessary because one can rotate
>> the panorama before the projection is made (which is not usually done
>> with the Earth :)
>> In fact, if we allow the specification of the two parallels, the
>> ALbert projection is a general case of the Lamberts (both
>> cylindrical--0,0 I think-- and conic--90,-90).
>> Pablo, what is your opinion in extending the parser with a
>> multi-value parameter? I would think that it will be clearer to have 2
>> parameters instead of 1. This is because some projections need only
Pablo> Yes thats probably the best way. For nona, I have already added two letter
Pablo> parameters, which might also be a good idea for the parameters. So for
Pablo> example, the new parameters could be named Pa and Pb. If an additional
Pablo> information is required,
>> And this, of course, will affect nona.
Pablo> For nona it is probably not very complicated. Having a nice interface in
Pablo> hugin is the bigger question... Maybe two sliders in the preview panel?
Pablo> Also, for GUI purposes, some way to query the allowed range of these
Pablo> parameters would be required.
Agreed. I think you need one function to call that returns all the
parameters you need: max vfov, max hfov, number of parms, range of
Pablo, I think geographers will thank you endlessly for giving them
hugin to play with the way projections work. Too bad Snyder is
dead. He would have been very excited with this project. I found his
"PRofessional Paper" online:
It is in a weird format, so you need to download the plugin. It is a
great treatise in map making.
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